A LITERARY POST ON SUICIDE: NOT THE NOOSE

Updated: Jan 12, 2021

Suicide! Suicide? I just crouch in fear at the mention of ‘cide’. The mere thought of it sends spikes through every fiber of me, and pins me in distress. Who was the culprit here? Let’s find out.


It’s a cold Tuesday morning, seated in a chair is a gentleman in glasses, rocking a lab coat he had washed a night before, like he had bought it a day before. In front of him, is a referral form with very familiar hand writing. The handwriting he had worked with some months ago, in the spacious room filled with incubators and crying babies. This patient w